Wight Walks

Full details of the programme are available to members. To join, email our membership secretary. See the Join page for details.

Note: before going on any of these walks please contact the walk leader to say you want to attend and confirm details. If this is your first walk you may email the membership secretary who will provide you with the walk leader’s contact details.

Waverley - trip on the last sea-going paddle steamer

Participation at all these events is at your own risk.

Most of the walks meet at 10:15 am to depart promptly at 10:30 am.

15 September 2018  Ferry linked River Medina Flexiwalk 1.30 pm Figure of 8 walk,
4.5 miles (am)
or 9 if you walk back
Gentle pace
We meander along the Medina to Cowes. The latest ferry to permit this is the 12.15 Red Jet which links with the number 1 bus to Newport Bus Station. Mainlanders may like to take an earlier ferry from Southampton to Cowes, then go by bus to explore Carisbrooke Caste, Newport Roman Villa (or even sample the shopping in Newport – not recommended!). Please contact Ian by 8 Sept if you would like him to book a table for lunch at The Bargeman’s Rest. Tea shop stop in Cowes before catching the ferry back to the mainland or either walking or catching a bus back to Newport.
13 October 2018  Isle of Wight - Tennyson Trail 10:15 for 10:30 car park. 7 miles
(Picnic lunch)
Medium pace
We will be making our way to the Tennyson Trail, via edge of Westover, joining with path to Ashengrove. Taking footpath North of Calbourne road back to the Sun Inn.
15 December 2018  IoW Christmas Curry (or casserole) plus planning meeting 1:00 pm Walk
3:00 pm planning
5:00 pm meal
Short walk
dependent on weather
Meet at 1:00 pm for a short. Return for planning / party games followed by meal. Please contribute £5 for the meal plus a bottle. Please confirm attendance and whether you want Curry or Casserole by 8 December to allow for meal planning.